Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Mulberry Family)

The Moraceae family includes trees and shrubs. They have milky sap and alternate leaves. The fruits of both Osage Orange and Littleleaf Mulberry are clusters of many small fruits.

Maclura pomifera (Osage Orange)
Morus microphylla (Littleleaf Mulberry)

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